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CSPAN
Dec 16, 2012 11:00pm EST
1946 u.s. invasion of mexico." the title, "a wicked war", is taken from a quote from ulysses s. grant. from late in his life, grant look back on his career and in his memoir he writes about the experiences that he had, good and the bad. it makes for good reading. one thing that grant spent some time talking about leaving his wife with his role in the us-mexico border of 1986 -- 1846. >> i found is a very moving quote. the fact of the matter is that grant was not alone in thinking that the u.s. invasion of mexico was somehow with it. one thing that i talk about in this book and i will talk about tonight is the evolution of the american public during the course of the u.s. and mexico war, from being really enthusiastic to largely turning against the war. i think the u.s. and mexico war of the moment of america's first antiwar movement actually coming into being. so there was antiwar sentiment during the revolution, and certainly during the war of 1812. that sentiment was limited. what you see happening in 1847 is a consensus, really, across the board. people from different region
CNBC
Dec 17, 2012 4:00am EST
to have to get all of our u.s. voouers to find cnbc world because they could get three hours of you, carol and carolin for the rest of the week. >> whatever they can do. record it and fast forward to the good bits. >> yeah. >> it will be 2:00, 3:00 in the morning or whatever. >>> on today's show, plenty to come on. >> yes. the south american union faces ejection from the imf for allegedly cooking its books about the innation rate. we'll head out to europe where the swiss banking giants could be facing $1.6 billion over libor rate rigging allegations. >> and we'll be on the floor in beijing where china's leaders just wrapped up a major conference. >>> and japan's prime minister election is calling on the bank of japan to heed the call of the masses. abe is beating the heat on the boj just one day after his party's huge win and two days after the bank's next rate setting meeting. kaori enjoji has the latest for us. how much of a game changer is all this? >> this is a serious game changer. it's a comeback for the dlp and shinzo abe. he has made it clear that the economy and economic re
KCSMMHZ
Dec 16, 2012 5:30pm PST
the japan-u.s. alliance and regain trust between the two countries. and then we'd like to improve our ties with china. as for the senkaku islands, we retain the stance they are japanese territory. we have to clearly show this policy to the chinese side. on the economic front, unless we change the current situation where annual income dwindles year after year, young people will not be able to have hope in their lives. we have to change this dire situation. that's our mission. we need to get out of the deflation as soon as possible, and that was part of our party's pledge. we will be compiling a sizeable suppleme suppleme supplementary budget. >> as abe prepares to move into the province's office, noda is preparing to move out. he's also stepping down as the leader of the democratic party. >> translator: at this time, the results of the general election are coming in, and the dpj has been handed a very stern verdict by the people. but it's the people's decision, and therefore, we take it seriously. all the results have been calculated. i have to assume responsibility for leading the par
LINKTV
Dec 17, 2012 8:00am PST
. >> in the deadliest rampage at an elementary school in u.s. history, 20 kindergarten students and six staff members of the school are killed in newtown, connecticut. >> i have been at this for one- third of a century, and my sensibilities may not be of the average man, but this probably is the worst i have seen or the worst that i know of any of my colleagues have seen. >> the massacre occurred in newtown, connecticut, just miles from the national shooting sports foundation, the nation's second most powerful pro-gun lobby in the country after the national rifle association. we will host a debate on gun control between the gun honors for america and the coalition to stop gun violence. then we will speak to paul barrett, author of, "glock: the rise of america's gun." and we will get a report from the streets of cairo from sharif abdel kouddous. >> of voting among the division. egyptians headed to the polls on saturday in the sixth national election in nearly two years. this time, to vote on a referendum and a hotly disputed constitution. >> all of that and more coming up. this is "d
FOX News
Dec 17, 2012 3:00pm PST
longest serving senator in u.s. history has died. united states democratic senator daniel inouye world war ii veteran medal of honor recipient died from respiratory complications at 5:00 this afternoon. today at walter reed national military medical center. senate majority leader called inouye one of the grates of the chamber. mitch mcconnell said he had every reason to bring attention to himself but quote never did. we will have more on the life of the senator later in the show. the sandy hook elementary school massacre that left 20 children and 6 adults dead began burying the littlest victims as funerals were held for two 6-year-old boys including one whose twin sister survived that rampage. connecticut stit police lieutenant sadie tails were quote too difficult to discuss fktd they could hold the school and the home of adam lanza accountable. they pledge to seek change as he slowly recited the firs names of the victims. today white house press secretary jay carney warned that no single action or piece of legislation will prevent shootings like friday's attack. >> crowds lined up for the
WHUT
Dec 17, 2012 6:00pm EST
were reportedly injured in shooting at a movie theater sunday night. we will have more on u.s. gun violence in the newtown massacre after headlines. egyptian voters headed to the polls on saturday in a referendum on a controversial draft constitution. according to unofficial preliminary results, the document passed the first round with 57% of the vote with the turnout of just 31%. a second round scheduled for this saturday in remaining areas. a coalition of human rights groups has called for revoked citing thousands of complaints of violations at the polls including a lack of full judicial supervision. at a news conference, the opposition national salvation front accused authorities of rigging the outcome. >> [indiscernible] >> we will have more from egypt with sharif abdel kouddous later in the broadcast. at least 25 people have reportedly been killed in the latest syrian government bombing of a palestinian refugee camp in damascus. the attack on the district comes amidst fears the syrian military is preparing a full on ground assault to displace rebels from their positions. durin
Comedy Central
Dec 17, 2012 10:30am PST
right now. she should give him serious consideration. god knows the u.s. senate could use stephen colbert. >> there is already a twitter page, a draft colbert web site. i can tell you having done a show with him in charleston, he is an absolute rock star in that state. (cheers and applause) >> stephen: yes, i am a rock star in south carolina and not just because i ended my rally there with herman cain by biting the head off a dove. it's a local delicacy. (laughter) >> stephen: lovely with a side of palms. they love me in the palmetto state because i love it. i love the beaches. i love the mountains. i love the beautiful old estates that have no negative historical connotation whatsoever. of course not everybody is happy about my imminent appointment. for instance the atlantic called my vastly overqualified. and nbc.com said senator stephen colbert, perhaps not as crazy as senator jim demint. what? i am at least as crazy as jim demint. he wanted to ban gay teachers from the classroom. i want to ban teachers from the classroom. (laughter) with their knowledge agenda. i say let the f
SFGTV
Dec 16, 2012 6:00pm PST
programs include coaching for partner educators whereas the world savvy program brings u.s. participants abroad for a cross-cultural exchange. these schiansing unite u.s. students and educators with residents of host countries to explore one another's culture and critical global issues such as climate change food security. additionally, the program is provided at no cost to the participants and is funded by the world savvy and u.s. department of state. whereas world savvy has reached more than 250,000 youth and 2000 educators, 90% of teachers surveyed agreed that students' knowledge and understanding of the complexities and interdependence of world events and issues increased through participation in the program. a total of 80% of educators indicate an increase of the world's geography and saw significant growth in their students' critical thinking skills. whereas world savvy has honored the find sf students and educate colors have completed a very competitive process and accepted to the international leadership exchange, where they will have an opportunity to travel to bangladesh. three
FOX Business
Dec 17, 2012 3:00pm EST
market. we are convinced that u.s. housing has bottomed. on five years of inventory, that has been worked out. mortgage rates are so low. that helps consumer sentiment so much. we are very positive on the market and, if in the next few days, next few days, there is a correction because a compromise is not met, and, i promise you, no one will like the compromise. liz: does that mean it is successful if everyone is a little unhappy? >> exactly. exactly. liz: if you are going all out assertive, what are you buying? >> we are buying a lot of companies. our portfolios have about 60 to 70 stocks in them. liz: are you up for the year back yes. definitely. definitely. we are around 13%. liz: what is your favorite investment right now? what do you like right now? >> the best way to stay fully invested is to have a good hedge from high quality bonds. barry, ironically, we are still buying bonds as well. muniz, yes, in most cases. tax-free in a simple security. you can very easily by high-quality single-a, aa or higher that have lots of good joyce's. liz: longer or shorter duration? >> shorte
CW
Dec 16, 2012 10:00pm PST
u.s. mass murder we've heard the demands for bait greater debate on guns. will it be different this time? some say yes. the tragedy of so many murdered children may have moved to the debate to the tipping point. >> in the nation with an estimated 12,000 firearm related homicides each year, the single mass car of 20 children and seven adults in newtown, connecticut has touched a nerve. one ad ket say it may work to their advantage. it's being called a tipping point. >> i think we can be at a tipping point for two reasons, where we might actually get something done. >> one reason is the brewtality of murdering 20 children, another is the mere regulator of shooting sprees. >> the public will not expect there's a new normal, one of these incidents every months these mass shootings. >> the newtown killings have prompted senator diane feinstein to update or 1994 assault weapons ban. >> it will ban the sale, the transfer, the importation and the possession, not retroactively, but prospectively and it will ban the same for big clips, drums or strips of more than ten bullets. she says her bi
CBS
Dec 17, 2012 12:00pm PST
inaction. >> reporter: assault weapons were band in the u.s. until 2004. today california's dianne feinstein says she's already working on new legislation that would ban them again. >> it will ban the sale, the transfer, the importation and the possession, not retroactively but prospectively, and it will ban the same for big clips, drums or strips of more than 10 bullets. >> and pundits say friday's tragedy may have been a tipping point for the issue. there are long-time opponents to gun control and gun rights activists who say now is the time to consider reasonable restrictions even including lifetime n ra member senator joe manchin of west virginia. >>> the newtown shooting may have prompted many gun owners in the bay area to turn in their wells. over the weekend san francisco and oakland had gun buy-back events. more than 600 guns were turned in too police officers. gun owners got $200 in exchange. the event was so popular the officers had to give out ious. both locations saw crowds twice as large as expected. >>> and in headlines around the bay area, san francisco police are lo
WETA
Dec 17, 2012 6:30pm EST
business economics. the organization figures the u.s. economy will grow 2.1%, driven by housing and construction, but with corporati profit growth slowing down. nayantara hensel is the chairman of the national association for business economics. not bad, moderate, stable but certainly not robust here s it? >> no, that's absolutely right, tom. basically again we're forecasting annual average real gdp growth at 2.1% but the good news is we expect it to accelerate during the course of the year, perhaps reach being 3% by the fourth quarter of 2014. >> tom: what is going to add to that growth considering, is it being held back in the first six months because of the uncertainty over the fiscal cliff? >> absolutely. in fact, if you take a look at the panelist forecast on a quarterly basis they suggest real gdp growth will be 1.8% in the first quarter of 2013 but will jump by the second quarter of 2013 to about 2.4%. i think some of that is definitely being held back by a lot of the concerns that resolution is important of the tax and the spending plans. and about 90% of our panelists forec
SFGTV2
Dec 16, 2012 7:00pm PST
parents immigrated to the u.s. from china and the 1930's. his father fought in world war ii and worked as a cook. he passed away when the mayor was 15. his mother was a seamstress and a waitress. mayor lee has five siblings, he graduated from college in maine, he also went to uc- berkeley law school and finished in 1978. he and his wife have two daughters. i also want to mention, prior to becoming mayor, one of the key points in his contributions to the community is after he completed law school, he worked as a managing attorney for the san francisco asian law caucus, where he was an advocate for affordable housing and the rights of immigrants and renters. mayor lee -- [applause] >> thank you. welcome to city hall. the people's city hall, san francisco. i want you all to note that that was such a wonderful rendition of our national anthem. please give another applause to the millennium -- melanie and her daughter. i am so excited about all of you and seen so many of you from all over our state. come to city hall anin san francisco, welcome. i would like to welcome the former sec
CSPAN
Dec 17, 2012 7:00am EST
whether he will push for stronger gun control laws. question for you is and should u.s. gun laws change? here are the numbers to call -- you can also find us online. send us a tweet or join the conversation on facebook, or send us an e-mail. our question for you is whether u.s. gun laws should change? here's the headline in "usa today" -- jumping down into the story, it says -- others are exploring the question of gun laws. we will hear some comments from members of congress this morning. congressional democrats are vowing to push for stricter gun control laws. several democratic lawmakers called yesterday for a new push for gun restrictions, including a ban on military-style assault weapons in the wake of the connecticut massacre. democratic senator dianne feinstein is the author of an assault weapons ban that lapsed in 2004. she said she would introduce new legislation soon. senator dick durbin said that lawmakers will hold hearings on gun-control and several others said they would devote attention to the issue. president obama says action is needed. "ere's the store in "usa to
NBC
Dec 17, 2012 6:30pm EST
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CSPAN
Dec 17, 2012 1:00am EST
we know wrongly about slavery in the u.s.? >> guest: well, one of the issues that i try to deal with in the book is the process by which slavery ended, and the geographical reach of slavery. i think the view that tends to be handed down is by the 19th century, certainly, a country neatly divided between the so-called free states and the so-called slave state, and, of course, the civil war growing out of that conflict. my issue is not whether slavery's at the root of the civil war, which it certainly was, but what interested me was the relationship between the early emancipation of slaves in the northern states, and the later emancipation of slaves much larger in scale in the southern states. slavery was legal in all of the british colonies and all of north america at the end of the 18th century, and gradually, northern states and northeast and mid an lat tick states began to abolish slavely, but i learned it was a gradual process. it took a long time. what we discoveredded there were laves in new jersey in 1860, and most of the states that abolished slavery between 1780 and 1804, the
CNBC
Dec 17, 2012 5:00pm EST
to me, you know, the u.s. banking index needs to see the confirmation of europe for this thing to go -- >> but look at what will happen if spain activates the omt. any bank that owns all those sovereign debt are going to fly in europe. that's what people are anticipating. you will get that buy-in. >> we saw the banks fly today. bank america, closing at a 52-week high. bertha's got the latest on that. bertha? >> yeah, it's had a really strong day, b of a, extending those gains right now to an 18-month high. it closed at the highs of the day there at $11 a share. whitney says despite the monster run in financials and b of a up, the big banks are better capitalized and poised to be able to deploy earnings more freely. the feds march c-car will serve as what she calls the near term catalyst. the fed should allow b of a more room to use its capital and she thinks the board could quadruple the dividend. she also had citi and discover financial. whitney will be on with maria to talk about that call tomorrow. >> thank you, bertha. when she speaks, especially when it comes to the bank stoc
PBS
Dec 17, 2012 2:30pm PST
fighting hunger in the u.s. as we work together, we can stamp hunger out. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. tavis: what a pleasure it is to welcome mary wilson to this program. it has been 50 years since she and the other supremes came together. a new commemoratives publication is out. mary wilson, we will get to a but a little walk around -- down memory lane. love away,ow our baby ♪ o love ♪n the name ♪ before you break my heart, think it over ♪ way lifeions of the used to be ♪ ♪ in you i put all my faith and trust ♪ ♪ someday we'll be together ♪ go?by. where did our love you want me no more ♪ >> i love watching those. tavis: we were talking about they hear styles and the clothes. there was an exhibit that opens in january. >> at the african-american museum in philadelphia. tavis: are we going to see some of this on display? >> one of the evidence i was telling you was burned up in mexico city. -- of its i was telling you about was bird apply in mexico city. one was stolen. the ones i have been on exhibit. they have bee
ABC
Dec 17, 2012 6:30pm EST
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CBS
Dec 16, 2012 11:00pm PST
one bay area lawmaker's new push for gun control. >> we have been here before. after every u.s. mass murder with firearms we heard the demands for greater controls on guns. the debate is more and more heated only to cool down. will it be any different this time? some say yes. the tragedy of so many murdered children may have moved the debate to the tipping point. >> reporter: in a nation with an estimated 12,000 fire-arm related homicides a year. the single massacre of 20 children and seven adults touched a nerve. one gun control advocates say may work to their advantage to reduce gun violence. it is called a tipping point. >> i think we could be at a tipping point for two reasons, a tipping point where we might actually get something done. >> reporter: one reason is the brutality of murdering 20 children, the other, is the amount of shooting sprees. >> the public will not accept, not accept a new normal one of these every month, these mass shootings. >> reporter: the killings prompted dianne feinstein to update a version of her 1994- 2004 assault weapon ban. >> it will ban the
ABC
Dec 17, 2012 6:00pm EST
. >> just two blocks from the u.s. capitol, this march is decided late pro-gun control. >> we are not in a third-world country dealing with gun lord's. >> outside the white house, a smaller group protesting not the nra, but the government for not taking action on stricter gun- control laws. >> the president has a chance to be a gain changer here and so does conference -- congress. >> jay carney addressed what he called a complex problem. >> we as a nation have not done enough to fulfill our number one obligation which is to protect our children. >> but pro-gun laws are not the answer according to the libertarian cato institute. >> i think we could do a better job of identifying treating, helping, preventing people with mental issues from acquiring firearms. >> joe mentioned conceded that it might be time for a change. -- joe manchin. >> i do not know people need an assault rifle. i do not know people who need 30-round clips. >> many washington insiders to believe that congress will do something. it is too much of the hot-button issue not to. but the question remains what and when. gordon?
FOX Business
Dec 17, 2012 1:00pm EST
about a half of a percent for sprint which is the number three u.s. wireless carrier. now, they will have full ownership of the spectrum. that is some good news for sprint. you are seeing that clear wire is selling off the news. lori: president obama and house speaker john boehner meeting just hours ago. our rich and thin was first to report this news of the meeting. rich, the house speaker seems to be caving on tax hikes, at least a little bit. rich: they have been discussing the ratio with a 121 ratio. they are talking a trillion dollar spending cuts. higher rates on amount of more than $1 million curbs on deductions congress would work out next year. democrats and republicans are also talking about continuing the tax cuts. increasing the debt ceiling is a major sticking point for republicans. they will want more spending cuts to raise the debt ceiling again. republicans say changes to entitlements must be included to get any deal through congress. there is progress, though there are significant obstacles remaining. the president will need at least half of them on the board to get
KRON
Dec 17, 2012 6:00am PST
with the u.s. chemical safety board had asked chevron to justify its decision to use a metal alloy pipes to replace the carbon steel pipe destroyed in the august 6th fire. the federal agency warns that the allied pullout pipes are prone to corrosion. chevron and says that is new pipe me is also in this industry and fire safety standards and would resist the type of corruption that cause the august fire. foul a couple of stories as we are waiting for the police to arrive and newtown with the latest information from friday's shooting. we are also watching wall street waiting for the opening bell. we will have more on what to expect on wall street this week as the kron4 morning news continues in just two minutes. among opening bell on wall street this monday. watching apple, what in the world is going on with apple? the stock went down another $19 a share on friday already down $1.53. trading just over the $5 mark. more on the market with rob black coming up at 645. we are tracking has spot in the south bay on >> there is a vehicle and involving to pick up trucks that collided northbo
FOX
Dec 17, 2012 4:30am PST
new nine chrome alloy pipe. but the u.s. chemical safety board says that pipe led to a fire. the council will talk it over tomorrow. chevron warns it may have to lay off 600 workers if the plans are not approved by thursday. >>> today is expected to be the busiest day of the year for the u.s. postal service. the postmaster predicts 665 million cards, letters, and packages will be processed today across the country. that is because holiday shoppers had the weekend to finish up finding any gifts that need to be mailed. next monday is christmas eve. only express mail will get packages to their destination now in time for christmas. >> the malls were packed. we did have to stop by over the weekend. wow. >> a lot of people. >>> 4:35 now. a little wet on the roads, sal. how sit looking -- how is it look something >> it will be a tough dave out there for people -- it will be a tough drive out there for people driving on this monday. let's take a look at what we have. this is 80 westbound. you can see it's raining out there. steve and i will be busy. we'll be the traffic and weather brot
SFGTV2
Dec 16, 2012 10:30pm PST
for joining >>> my name is chris stevens, i'm the new u.s. ambassador to libya. i had the honor to serve as the envoy to the libyan revolution and i was thrilled to watch the libyan people stand up and demand their rights. now i'm excited to return to libya to continue the great work we've started, building a solid partnership between the united states and libya to help you the libyan people achieve your goals. right now i'm in washington, preparing for my assignment. as i walk around the monuments and memorials commemorating the courageous men and women that made america what it is, i'm reminded we too went through challenging periods, when america was divided by a bitter civil war 150 years ago. president abraham lincoln had the vision to pull us together toward a shared goal of peace and prosperity. growing up in california i didn't know much about the arab world. then after graduating from the university of california at berkeley, i traveled to north africa as peace corps engineer. i worked as an english teacher in morocco two years and quickly grew to love this part of the wor
ABC
Dec 17, 2012 4:00am PST
alone, americans tried to buy 2 million guns. the u.s. has more gun dealers and stores than supermarkets, even mcdonald's. hard to imagine that. more than 200 million guns in all on the streets of america. >>> one group that has been silent since the connecticut shootings has been the gun lobby itself, the national rifle association. the usually social media-savvy nra hasn't tweeted or posted anything on its facebook page since friday. the facebook page was taken down a day after it boasted of reaching 1.7 million likes. >> deafening silence perhaps. >>> coming up, what to tell your children as they go back to school today. >>> and the morning's other news today. signs of progress as we get closer and closer to what seems like big news last week, the fiscal cliff. >>> and kate middleton steps out for the first time since being hospitalized. stay with us. hospitalized. stay wit ♪ ♪ >>> in brookfield, wisconsin, the sikh temple, still reeling from its own mass shooting held a prayer vigil for victims in newtown last night. six people were killed there when a gunman burst i
CSPAN
Dec 17, 2012 12:00pm EST
. it is with great pleasure that i am announcing that i am appointing our next u.s. senator to be congressman, tim scott. [applause] many people have asked what went into this decision process and it was simple. he understands the strength need to have as we continue to focus on jobs. he has shown that with his support knowing the deepening needs to be there. he has shown courage with this fiscal representation. he knows the value of a dollar. he understands what every family in small business goes through. it also shows that this man of south carolina. he is very aware that what he does and every vote he makes a backstop carolina and our country. it is with that that i knew he was the right person. they understand that this is the right u.s. center for our state and country. it is very important to me as a minority female that congressman scott earned this seat. he earned this seat before the results he has shown. he earned this seat for what i know he is going to do in making south carolina and our country proud. with that i would like to introduce to you our senate select tim s
CNBC
Dec 17, 2012 1:00pm EST
great but not as good as what it did in the u.s. that's one reason. >> very quickly, on apple map debacle, how damaging was that? that was a slip, a big slip for them. >> yes, i think it was. a little bit after turning point for the company because its leadership in software for wireless was unquestioned. for the first time, users were saying, you screwed this up. >> you messed this up. >> yes. that sent a signal, they changed leadership. >> they had a reputation for doing everything right. this was an instance for where they did not. thank you. >> good to have you here. >> brian shablgtman. >> hard to talk about apple without talking about google. there are reports over the weekend this they are settling their search issue with the ftc. also interesting can comments about how they really believe that search with google will be more mobile than desktop on the year 2016. it is up $14.49. sue, to you. >> brian, thank you very much. we raise the question, is there a middle ground to be reached regarding gun control? we'll discuss that very subject with ron christie, former policy adv
MSNBC
Dec 17, 2012 2:00pm EST
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CSPAN
Dec 16, 2012 11:00pm EST
? but the u.s. is better than many european countries. many u.s. archives are easier to use. cia archives are harder to use i would argue they could be more open, particularly older ones. that can all be done, but the national archives and -- i actually have not worked in it, but friends i know is easy. >> go back to when you started this book in 1944, and it goes to 1956. how did the soviets take over eastern europe? what did they use? you mentioned a lot of stuff earlier, but give us some examples. >> there were three or four institutions they considered important. if you look at the world in 1945, stalin did not have plans. he did not have a 10-point plan. he was an opportunist and a tactician. he had a conviction sooner or later these would become communist countries, because marx's ideology said so. it said there will be international revolutions and the soviet union will bring these revolutions to the countries. he had a conviction it would happen but not a lot of certainty about when. what he did to make sure he had enough influence -- i will choose three institutions in p
KCSMMHZ
Dec 17, 2012 6:00am PST
will rebuild the japan/u.s. alliance and then improve relations with other countries and protect our land and waters. >> abe and the liberal democrats spent three years in opposition as the democratic party ran the country. now they head back to the lower house with a lot of political muscle and they easily pushed through their conservative policies. the liberal democrats won 294 seats and the long-time partner new komeito, 31. their combined total of 325 gives them a two-thirds majority in the 480-seat lower house. that will allow them to keep their agenda on track. if the upper house rejects a bill, a vote by two-third of the lower house lawmakers can override that decision. members of prime minister noda's democratic party had 230 seats, heading into the election. they held on to 57. abe vowed to take a stronger claim over the islands in the east china sea. they'll carefully monitor how the new administration deals with the issue. japan controls the islands but china and taiwan say they belong to them. >> translator: we hope that china realizes the problems we share and deal with
SFGTV
Dec 17, 2012 3:30pm PST
the city treasurer's pool. we have a small amount of u.s. treasury notes in our trust account with landfill proceeds and we continue to have an interest-free bank account, so that we don't pay fees for the most part on the bank account. the fourth report is the inception to-date. i am happy to answer questions from directors. >> any questions from directors? >> i just want to commend you all on the safety performance under this construction contract. it is pretty heavy, significant, complex work and the fact that you have continued to go through without issue. i don't know how much is attributable to being a jpla, but it's really phenomenal. it's a good model for everyone. one question on the financial report. where is the contingency for the overall project contingency tract and where would we be able to see that? >> we could start bringing you a report that shows the overall project budget. this is just the fiscal year budget. so it's just a slice of our best estimate of the overall capital budget that we anticipated to spend in this fiscal year. we don't budget for contingency.
MSNBC
Dec 17, 2012 2:00am PST
before congress this week about the attack that killed four americans in the u.s. mission in benghazi, libya. >>> kate made her first appearance since being hospitalized for pregnancy sickness. >>> wall streets begin the final full week of trading with the tragedy in mind. along with a renewed push for tighter gun control legislation. >>> several police departments are across the country like this one in maryland held gun buybacks over the weekend. trading firearms and ammunition for cash. >>> elsewhere the u.s. postal service said today will be the busiest day of the year for mailing christmas cards. >>> meanwhile fed ex is expected to report a slip in profits. >>> also ahead this week, earnings from walgreens and nike. a record at the weekend box office. the hobbit an unexpected journey earned nearly $85 million nationwide. the biggest december opening of all-time. >>> now, for another look at the weather here's nbc meteorologist dylan dreyer. i can't remember the last time i have seen a movie. >> i have seen skyfall, the last movie that i have been to, it's hard to find time to get
FOX News
Dec 17, 2012 6:00am PST
more protests at the presidential palace, tahrir square and the street leading up to the u.s. embassy. martha: how do they see this playing out? >> this is the first round of voting. the second round is saturday. critics say it's islamists. the defenders say it's critical. these result should further extend the divide near this country. keep alive the violence and the challenge of recovery. martha: thank you very much, gregg palkot. bill around one other thing we learned today is there are many witnesses still to be questioned. many of them may include small young children. but it will be done in the fullest amount of respect with people on hand to help police do that. the crime scene could be sealed for months. this elementary school 100 yard down the road may never open again. president obama trying to heal the nation. and a poignant salute to the lives that will try to find a way to move forward. as we move forward as well. another however our special edition coverage here in newtown, connecticut. cash rewar, i love 'em even more. i earn 1% cash back everywhere, evertime. 2% on gro
LINKTV
Dec 17, 2012 5:30am PST
. >> the u.s. has been reluctant to oppose restrictions compared to other countries. last year, killing 77 people in norway, a country with far tighter regulations and they have since tightened their terror laws and finland had made a choir to acquire handguns. in 1996, a mass shooting in tasmania left 35 people did. they have not seen a big decline in gun related deaths. that same year, a massacre in scotland leaving 17 people dead. it led to laws which effectively make it illegal to own a handgun in the united kingdom. guy smith is a gun owner and civil libertarian. he says the right to bear arms in the u.s. is a constitutional right. >> it is somewhat of a misnomer that we have a gun culture. we have a freedom culture. we live our lives based on the premise that what you do as an individual is not negligently harming someone else and you should be free to do it. we also learned early on in our history how governments disarm certain minorities and thus were able to terrorize them. week, the people, through our constitution says surroundings are off limits and one is that he will not take
FOX
Dec 17, 2012 4:00am PST
businesses and private companies. the u.s. senate is expected to start debating this afternoon on how much money to spend on repair costs in the wake of superstorm sanday. the current disaster aid package stands at $60.4 billion. the aid could become a political football. some republicans in the house want to consider a smaller initial amount to cover immediate needs until there's more evidence of the need for additional spending. fema, the federal emergency management agency's, disaster relief fund has nearly $5 billion, which is enough to pay for recovery costs into early spring. peabody energy corp. gets a lump of coal in its stocking. the st. louis-based coal producer says a drop in coal prices and lower market demand are dragging down its sales by about 2 million tons. coal producers have struggled this year against record low natural gas prices. those cheap prices prompt utilities to use it instead of coal for fuel. peabody does expect results to improve later this year. the latest identification scam may be closer than you think. jennifer waters of marketwatch.com joins us this
SFGTV
Dec 17, 2012 6:30am PST
an individual to apply for legal status to say in the u.s., if you're the victim of a crime under certain circumstances. >> to be clear about that. so that everyone watching can be fully informed. while certainly, and again, thanks to the leadership of chief suhr, yourself, the lieutenant and others, the integration of these areas units seems to make so much sense. it seems there practical on a number of levels and certainly there are similarities and various types of >> what you to do atribute the tripling of the u visa application? >> maybe the trust was not there. sensitive the word spread that this process could be trusted. the advocacy groups helped. the district attorney. many people that considered to this, it was just a matter of time for people to trust the process and you will see the numbers grow if we are doing it right. it should continue to grow. >> of those applications, how long does it take for a decision to be made by the custom and immigration service and the percentages of approval . >> takes about six months; i cannot speak about percentages and of the 994 we
PBS
Dec 17, 2012 3:00pm PST
holman. >> holman: a car bomb exploded outside a compound used by a u.s. construction company in kabul, afghanistan, today. the firm builds facilities for the u.s. military. two afghan workers were killed, and more than a dozen others were wounded. the taliban claimed responsibility. and in the east, villagers held funerals for nine young girls who died in an explosion in nangarhar province. police said they may have triggered a land mine left over from the time of the soviet invasion. meanwhile, in northwest pakistan, a car bomb in a crowded market killed 17 people and wounded more than 40. the blast left a scene of scorched wreckage. in syria, the vice president now is warning that neither side will win the battle for control of the country. farouk al-sharaa is a longtime ally of president bashar al- assad's family. in an interview, he called for a national unity government with "broad powers." meanwhile, the violence raged on. rebel fighters claimed they captured an army infantry college near the northern city of aleppo. president obama and house speaker john boehner met today
CSPAN
Dec 17, 2012 8:30am EST
u.s. officials were suggesting that morsi might've learned from the last couple of weeks that winner take all is not the way to go and that he needs to reach out to his political opponents. do you think that the brotherhood understands this referendum as in part a referendum on the way it's running politics in egypt? >> to some extent, yes. but i think there's a bigger problem here. the brotherhood is a full access to some of the they are extremely paranoid. they believe the opposition is out to destroy them. they think liberals are anti-democratic and out to bring down who they view to be elected and legitimate elected president. so they're very much in that mode of thinking. and that's what essentially one of their justifications for the authoritarian november 22 decree is, rather leaders told me this is yes, we know it looks bad, we know it's kind of anti-democratic, but the no rules of politics are suspended until future notice because we are in this fundamental turning point. and this is what we have to do. sorry if people don't like it. i hope that they move beyond that stage.
CBS
Dec 17, 2012 6:30pm EST
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KRON
Dec 17, 2012 4:00am PST
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FOX News
Dec 17, 2012 3:00am PST
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CNN
Dec 16, 2012 6:00pm PST
were a lot of other issues on his agenda, including a u.s. economy that was near, not only recession, but potentially another depression. a lot going on, two wars. but right now, having just been reelected, having just gone through what we heard one of the ministers say, one of the people who met with him, this past friday when he heard about what happened at that elementary school here in newtown, connecticut, the worst day of his presidency, i think there's no doubt he's going to try to do something in this second term as far as gun control is concerned. that will be a priority. he wants to use the office of the presidency to try to save some lives, and i think he's going to do the best he can on this area. i don't know if he'll succeed, because this is a tough issue, as you know, in the u.s. senate, u.s. house of representatives, but he'll give it a shot. >> i think that's right. and i think he's picked up on what's a national mood that i detect after this particular horrifying incident, one of the worst you could possibly imagine. i detect there's a different mood about this issu
CBS
Dec 17, 2012 5:00pm EST
of south carolina in the u.s. senate since reconstruction. however, he'll have to run again in 2014 in a special election. demint is resigning in january to become president of the heritage foundation. >>> president obama is expected to nominate john kerry to replace hillary clinton as the next secretary of state. kerry, a massachusetts democrat and former presidential candidate has support from both sides of the aisle. word of the possible selection comes days after u.n. ambassador susan rice withdraw her name from c. a formal announcement could -- from consideration. a formal announcement could come as early as this week. >>> wisconsin avenue is closed north of tinley circle after a car flips over in the circle trapping a man inside. the manual was rescued and was taken to the hospital but with some serious injuries. as a result wisconsin is closed between tinley circle and albemarle. traffic is a mess in the area. we don't know yet when wisconsin avenue will reopen. >> it's incredible. traffic is 25 miles an hour. >> on a good day. >>> wet out there. slippery. maybe that has some
CSPAN
Dec 17, 2012 1:25am EST
american laws state that all of your candidates have to be u.s. born, but since in canada we respect the right to same continent partners, beare legally obligated to consider ourselves by proxy so here we are. we published this manifesto -- [laughter] >> we only have one! [laughter] >> one to the highest bidder of people. we published this basically to present americans with our idea for america, which is the same america, just better. now, once elected, we'll tackle the big issues in the country. for example, sex education in schools will require to acknowledge there's such a thing as sex. [laughter] absz nans sex scandals play themselves out in movies. to america's waistline, we require fast food mascots be tied to the product they sell. we are excited to unvail the influence that will be big with the kids. regarding traditional marriage. one gay couple should be allowed to marry for each straight couple that gets divorced. congratulations, las vegas, you're about to be the gayest city in america. to bring transparency back to the political process, like drugs and cigarettes, each new
CNBC
Dec 17, 2012 2:00pm EST
-mart has 4,000 stores in the u.s. while target has just over 1700. we're putting everyday low prices against cheap chic and going into this season, wal-mart sales are up 1.5% year over year while target is nearly double that. assessment for same-store sales this holiday quarter put wal-mart up 8% and target up 2.3%. not so fast, target. last year wal-mart delivered a holiday bunch up 10.. % while target remained unchanged. >> the battle of the big boxers, wal-mart and target. wal-ma now each competitor herb has ammunition. we will go to you first before the people who are paid to give us opiniones. who do you like in this fight? >> i think it is interesting. they are apples an oranges. so much different business models. both are very well run companies. it would be hard to, i give wal-mart the went to social med huge way. i think that helped them out in the post period. >> now, brian. you're with the experts. i want to hear what they think. >> i want herb to commit to a pick. >> he's not. >> i can see the benefits of both companies. >> they're both well-run companies. >> pick one. >>
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